Behind The Blog

Tried & Tested: Ways Do Less & Live More

by Monique on June 27, 2014 · 1 comment

Tried & Tested: Ways Do Less & Live More:

At the start of the year I wrote an ambitious post about working less and living more. It sounds great, right? But do the steps I planned actually work? Since it’s just passed the middle of the year, it seems like a good time to reflect on the last six months…

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5 Ways Do Less & Live More

by Monique on February 5, 2014 · 2 comments

5 Ways Do Less & Live More:

What are your dreams for 2014? These tips could help you do less of the things you don’t enjoy so you have more time to focus on what you love!


Saying Goodbye to Tata Nelson Mandela

by Monique on December 6, 2013 · 1 comment

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It’s hard to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela. He blessed us with his courage, wisdom, selflessness, forgiveness, love and vision of a peaceful South Africa.

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Wedding Coordinators’ Cat Food Drive

by Monique on November 21, 2012 · 1 comment

This is Zappa, my mom’s cat. He’s really fat and although he doesn’t like having his photo taken, he’s a happy, spoiled boy. He’s also a rescue cat and if it hadn’t been for someone finding him, my mom wouldn’t have such a loving lap cat. So what does this have to do with weddings you ask? […]

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Contemplating Changes, Names and One-Liners

by Monique on August 12, 2012 · 7 comments

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If I seem a little quiet lately it’s because I’m doing a lot of behind-the-scenes stuff for the relaunch of the blog. Yip, Oh Darling Bride is going through a transformation including a new look and a new name (double eek!) which will be revealed very soon.


Stepping Out and Up

by Monique on July 22, 2012 · 1 comment


I stepped out of my comfort zone and got personal in an interview published on Becoming you. Hope you’ll go check it out. And now on to the BIG news for the blog…Oh Darling Bride will be going through a TOTAL make-over! Here’s the deal – my heart-to-heart with you…

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Lights, Camera…

by Monique on February 17, 2012 · 1 comment

Interview with Abigail K Cape Town Photographer

… And I’m back! The move is over and Internet has been reconnected in the new apartment – YAY! And while “away,” I took time between unpacking boxes and organising cupboards to complete guest posts. The first one was for the lovely Abigail K, a Cape Town wedding photographer (see her featured photography here) and […]

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